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River Bend Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Beautiful gallery!

We stumbled on this gallery while walking through town, when we saw that the artist is a young man... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1818Dee1818
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Woodridge, Illinois
Such a sweet memory!

My husband and I were on a little getaway to Galena and stumbled across River Bend Gallery while we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Exclusive home to Geoffrey Mikol's Nature scape photography. His artwork is stunning, catching elusive light that the eye sees but that cameras often miss. He has a talent for capturing moments in nature that still the soul and quiet your senses.
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313 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2228
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled on this gallery while walking through town, when we saw that the artist is a young man with Down's, we had to stop in and support him! While he wasn't there that day, his Dad was, and enjoyed our conversation with him. Geoffrey...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Deborah M, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for all the kind words!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were on a little getaway to Galena and stumbled across River Bend Gallery while we were there. We stopped in to meet Geoffrey, however he wasn't there that day. Instead, we had a wonderful conversation with Geoffrey's father and had such...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Taylor P
Deborah M, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy you stopped in. Thank you so much for all the kinds words.

Reviewed 25 November 2018

This young man clearly has an incredible eye for photography and they have been very creative in how they display this. Affordable prints also.

Date of experience: November 2018
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DebM1576, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Fun experience. Awesome, interactive owner-related to the single photographer that sells art in this gallery. Expensive large pieces and reasonable small calenders, single photos, etc. Anyone who comes to Galena neeeeeeeds to visit the awesome GEM! Several girlfriends in my group purchased from this gallery.

Date of experience: September 2018
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DebM1576, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Geoffrey has a natural talent for photography! The prices were so affordable that I was able to purchase a few pieces. I actually had a hard time choosing which were my favorites. Meeting Geoffrey and his family and hearing their story about opening the gallery...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jana M
DebM1576, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you very much for the kind words! See you next summer!

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Geoffrey takes beautiful photos - it is hard to pick just one to take home! There is something for everyone...hanging artwork, coasters, puzzles, calendars...more wall space would be helpful!

Date of experience: October 2018
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DebM1576, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Glad that you enjoyed the gallery. We are constantly adding new items so please stop back in on your next visit to Galena.

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We love Geoffrey’s gallery and his eye for the beautiful. He does amazing work. I wish I had more wall space to hang more of his pictures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathy C
DebM1576, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 25 October 2018

We were in awe of the wonderful pictures Geoffrey has taken. We both volunteer at GiGi's Playhouse, a Down Syndrome Achievement Center, and always love seeing the skills and successes of those who were born with Down syndrome. Geoffrey shows, in his photography, that everyone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DebM1576, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you so much for all the kind words!

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Went to Galena for a girls getaway and stopped at River Bend Gallery and was immediately impressed by the many beautiful photographs taken by a young, talented man with Down Syndrome. If you're ever in the area, please stop by River Bend Gallery. If anything,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DebM1576, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed our gallery!

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Finding this art gallery was such a blessing! We were walking around downtown Galena doing some window shopping. We were struck by the beautiful photography in the window and went in to check it out. We loved learning about the photographer. Our son also has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Deb M, Owner at River Bend Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

We are so happy that you enjoyed the gallery & meeting Geoffrey. Thank you very much for all the kind words.

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